Fashion: 150 Years of Couturiers, Designers, Labels

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Fashion—that means glamour, creativity, and always the expression of a certain attitude toward life. This book is devoted to the legendary world of fashion, from its origins in the nineteenth century until our own time. Which social, historical, and cultural developments coalesced to allow fashion to become what it is today? Which designers had especially significant impact on their fashion eras, and what did their creations look like? Informative chapters that introduce each era coupled with extensive portraits of the groundbreaking fashion icons and countless expressive photographs work together to form a comprehensive portrayal of the rapid development that took fashion from the liberation of women from the corset all the way to the creations of modern designers.

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The new standard work on fashion, lavishly illustrated with more than 1,000 full-color photos! The word fashion connotes glamour, creativity, and the expression of a certain attitude toward life. This book is devoted to the legendary world of fashion, from its origins in the late nineteenth century to the present. Which social, historical, and cultural developments coalesced to allow fashion to become what it is today? Which designers had especially significant impact on their fashion era with extensive portraits of the ground-breaking fashion icons and countless expressive photographs. The result is a comprehensive portrayal of the rapid development of fashion from the liberation of women from the corset all the way to the minimalist and luxurious, playful and sober, conservative and revolutionary creations of modern designers.

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Charlotte Seeling was born in 1941 and trained as a journalist. Her career path led her to management positions such as chief editor of Cosmopolitan, Vogue, and the French Marie Claire. Charlotte Seeling lives in Mieming, Austria, writing books and working as a consultant in the areas of lifestyle and fashion. With Fashion, she has drawn on her years of experience and unique know-how to produce what has become a standard work for the realm of fashion.

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